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Leonard M Baynes
Leonard M. Baynes

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Olivas/Hoffman – Obama’s immigration order

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In a nationally televised address Thursday evening, President Obama outlined an executive order that will allow as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants to remain and work in the United States without fear of deportation. more...

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Featured Alum

Vanessa Johnson, J.D. ’06
LL.M. – Tax and Health Law, Expected ’15

Vanessa Johnson, J.D. ’06Armed with five degrees in law and business, alumna wants to share her knowledge in the classroom. more...

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‘Broadcasts’ her interest in public service and consumer law more…